New Frontier, Same Foundation: Looking For the Best Websites on Modern and Contemporary Christianity
HIS 383 – X
Dr. Di Giacomo
20 April 2016
Technology and the movement of information have advanced the world into an age of self-exploration that is unparalleled for its time. For the first time, Internet users from around the world can gain access to millions of websites and resources of any kind. Many beckon that the end of the book is coming; soon Internet resources will reign in the field of educational enlightenment and replace the printed page of stiffly bound text. Many would claim that the Internet is full of lies, misleading information, and lacks accountability to those who post. This paper will discuss, review, and compare websites in which the modern Christian can sharpen his/her theological wit. As Internet resources gain credibility that books once solely held, the modern and contemporary Christian must be equipped with reliable, and extensive study sites in which the layman can study Modern and Contemporary Christian History.
For starters, the ground rules of Internet sources are in order for the types of research and history that young scholars and elder churchgoers alike would need. OWL Purdue is always a great starting point when looking for academic source indexes. OWL Purdue is a well-established site that provides academic formatting for those of any educational background. OWL Purdue will give the student a basis on which to question his/her website searches. OWL Purdue gives extensive information on the types and quality of research that is required to write a research paper or a doctoral thesis. These resources will help a student of any age self-check their Internet sources. The largest concern for the student would be to understand the vast sea of options that he/she has going into their research. Every author or organization has an agenda, mission, or opinion that is carried throughout the...